OpenPGP is a non-proprietary protocol for encrypting email using public key cryptography

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Why am I unable to access OpenPGP keys on Seahorse and access encrypted files?

I am unable to access my OpenPGP keys on Seahorse. I tried to create a new key but the key never appeared (though it did prompt me for details). After trying to create a new keyring none of the keys ...
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How do I sign Ubuntu Code of Conduct with specific OpenPGP key?

I have four OpenPGP keys, I need to sign the Ubuntu Code of Conduct with a specific OpenPGP key. How do I make one of the OpenPGP key is default so I can sign the code with that key?
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SSH with OpenPGP smart card

I had some problems using ssh with OpenPGP smart card. When I try ssh user [at] adress, I am facing the error of Permission denied (publickey). Can anyone help with these issues. Kind regards,
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Couldn't generate PGP key, general error

Now I'm using Ubuntu12.04.04 LTS. I tried to create my gpg key with following steps on "Passwords and Keys" program. I don't know why this error was occurred. According to I skipped some ...
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Unknown pgp key in my key ring

I have a key in my keyring and I don't know how it got there. Every other key I imported other than this one. How do keys make it into the keyring other than by me importing them?
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Gpg : don't know invalid packet (ctb=0a)

Ok so, i'm trying to decrypt a pgp file with the gpg command : gpg --decryt myFile And it answers me : gpg: data encrypted using CAST5 gpg: encrypted using one passphrase gpg: [don't know]: ...
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Can't import keys to keyring, nothing happening

I'm trying to use Keyring's import functionality but nothing happens - neither an error of any sort, nor any of my keys getting imported into Keyring's GUI. I created a public/private key using gpg ...
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If I have multiple OpenPGP keys in GnuPG with the same user ID/e-mail address, how can I distinguish between them?

I have multiple OpenPGP keys that I am managing with GPG. The problem is, they have the same user ID and the same e-mail address. How do I tell GPG the difference when I am, say, encrypting a file?
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backtrack repository adding to ubuntu 12.04 error

After executing wget http://all.repository.backtrack-linux.org/backtrack.gpg -O – | sudo apt-key add - I'm getting an error like gpg: no valid OpenPGP data found. How can I complete this task ...
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How do I create a PGP Key Revocation Certificate in Seahorse

I created a PGP Key using Seahorse in Ubuntu's Passwords and Keys (13.04). To my understanding, creating a revocation certificate for the PGP key is important for a couple of reasons. I don't see any ...
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You need a passphrase to unlock the secret key for user

From launchpad I have an email containing OpenPGP encrypted key. I received that email in gmail. But gmail wont decrypt it. Then I setup Thunderbird for gmail account and installed Enigmail for ...
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GnuPG v1.4.10 cant read

I was thinking of "Getting Involved" with Ubuntu and decided to join the Bug Squad. After a few steps of joining, I got an email with a OpenPGP key licenced at Gnu version 1.4.10 and went on their ...
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How to obtain a S/MIME certificate for e-mail encryption?

There are parties, e.g. enterprises, that uses S/MIME certificates for e-mail encryption. To my understanding Thunderbird has support by default for S/MIME. But I have not found a way to obtain a ...
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How do I discover a PPA's PGP key?

I would like to be able to see the openPGP key of a PPA. I do not wish to add it to my sysetm. I only need to know what the key is. How might I discover this?
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How do I make a PGP key?

How do I make a PGP key? I'd like to have it for signing PPA uploads and such.
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what is the PPA's OpenPGP ID?

I'm creating a LiveCD from this guide and came across a line I do not understand: sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys 12345678 #Substitute "12345678" with the PPA's OpenPGP ...
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How do I export my OpenPGP key? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I make a PGP key? I have tried the method prescribed in the Launchpad but it seems like I can't establish a connection with the key server. Using a web browser to ...
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Can not read OpenPGP card as non-root?

Same OpenPGP card and reader setup were working fine on Ubuntu 11.04 Natty. After upgrading to Ocelet with a clean install I ran into the basically the same issue this guy posted about here. To ...
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How do I decrypt a openpgp email?

I recently installed quickly to develop an ubuntu application (my first). I looked at the tutorial videos at developer.ubuntu.com. I followed all the steps and then ran quickly release at which point ...
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How to share one pgp-key on multiple machines?

How can I export a pgp-key from one machine and import it to another? The only way I figured out (in seahorse) was to import it to the section other keys. But I want to use one single pgp-key from ...